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Ryan S. Brown painting demo, Sonja

“This is a rough documentation of the process of making this portrait painting of Sonja. Clearly I’m not a video guru. I’m hoping this demonstration will be a good insight into my working methods. This painting was made over the … Continue reading

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Matthew James Collins

‘Mediocre art is simply a reflection of a culture. Great art transcends it.’ A Conversation With Painter Philosopher – Matthew James Collins Matthew and I haven’t met yet but we did. I only got in touch with him recently almost … Continue reading

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The Petite Salon

By Bridget Manzella Now that the excitement and rush of “Pastorals & Portraits” has begun to settle here at the M Gallery of Fine Art, we are focusing our energy on a power-house of a Petite Salon, which will feature … Continue reading

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The Last Chapter

By Bridget Manzella In The Last Chapter, by David Hettinger, a young woman leans over a book in a pose of engagement and relaxation. She is not distracted by the artist who paints her or by the lovely view outside … Continue reading

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The Great American Painting Sweepstakes!

This month marks the beginning of the M Gallery of Fine Art SE Great American Painting Sweepstakes! Tony Pro’s master work, In the Garden, is now on view at the M but in a little over a year from now … Continue reading

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Timeless Roses

Stacy and Jacqueline Kamin have the most wonderful show up in the gallery right now. It is a mother-daughter show, and for those of us with daughters, it is even more revealing. This painting duo feeds off each other’s skills … Continue reading

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Holy Day in the Holy City

Charleston is known as the Holy City for its lovely churches. I enjoy the grace they bring the city but there is one place of God that is not on the tour book roster tucked under an aqua awning on … Continue reading

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